Greetings, dfw! Thanks for the invitation to your storehouse of wisdom! Here's a few for you if you would ... 1. Who WAS the John Wayne sidekick you mentioned in an earlier thread with his own TV show? UNCLE! I give up. And, 2. I'm always interested in movie guns, famous people and such. A friend once told me how he, as an Allentown, Pa. cop, was assigned to body guard Red Skelton during an appearance there. According to the story, Skelton had a favorite gun shop there, too. They stopped in and Skelton bought several, just introduced at the time, Pythons. He showed them to the officer and asked what he thought of them. Skelton went on for quite a while about how accurate they were and the best action ever and that, certainly, a policeman ought to have one! The cop shrugs and says, "Sure, Mr. Skelton, but my car cost less than that gun!" Skelton buys him one, too and they remained friends for many years. Tell me some gun stories and I'll get the milk and cookies.(Or beer and pretzels, if you prefer!